The George' is 600+ people focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. A medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide
We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Data Analyst to work within multidisciplinary teams by providing statistical support on existing and new projects of the Institute that have a health systems focus.
To achieve this you will:
Support the Institute's existing health systems-related projects to ensure research teams have the necessary capacity to implement health systems research methods
Identify potential sources of routinely collected data available in Australia.
Support international analyses with a focus on Australia, China and India.
Assist with accessing data sources by liaising with relevant data custodians.
Help develop research proposals and funding applications involving health system analyses.
Assist with data linkage and preparation for analysis
Perform analyses of routinely collected data using SAS.
Prepare internal and external reports.
Contribute to the preparation of peer-reviewed publications.
Engage with internal stakeholders including members of the statistics division and researchers from the Centre for Health Systems Science.
Engage with external individuals and organisations with health systems research expertise to develop strategic partnerships
Your success will be based on a range of your key skills and experience:
Postgraduate (honours, masters or PhD) qualifications in Statistics
2 years of experience analysing health or medical research data
Excellent working knowledge of SAS software
Understanding of data management principles in health and medical research, such as in clinical trials or linked administrative health data
Experience working in multidisciplinary research teams and managing relationships with external partners
Well-developed written and oral communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well flexibly, i.e. independently and engaging with research teams
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Understanding of confidentiality and privacy laws and guidelines relevant to medical and public health research
Competency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience working with routinely collected and linked data desirable
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; people who identify as LGBTI; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds